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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

River Plate's Cup

BUENOS AIRES () -- Argentina's River Plate beat Colombia's America de Cali 2-0 to clinch the Libertadores Cup 2-1 on aggregate in front of an estimated 76,000 fans.


Wednesday's victory in a competition that is South America's equivalent to Europe's Champion's League now gives River its second title from four finals appearances. Its first cup was won 10 years ago, also by beating America in 1986, while America lost the four finals of the cup it played.


River will now face Italy's Juventus, the winner of the European Cup, in Tokyo at year end.